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Scientific Consultant

pH AssociatesMarlow, Buckinghamshire

Scientific Consultant, RWE

Overview: To be responsible for the writing of technically accurate, scientific deliverables in association with colleagues to meet client needs and regulatory requirements. Including, but not limited to, study protocols, reports, manuscripts, abstracts and posters.

Primary responsibilities:

1. Understand the current the healthcare environment and the commercial objectives of our clients to be able to be able to take a brief from clients or colleagues enabling the development of robust study protocol.

2. Understand study protocol and results to be able to identify key themes or messages to produce technically and grammatically accurate documents (reports, manuscripts, abstracts and posters) within appropriate timelines.

3. Review, edit, reference and format documents written by colleagues as required.

4. Manage written documents throughout review and approval process, internally and externally.

5. Liaise with authors, advisors, clients and colleagues to identify suitable journals and publications for work to be published. Manage contributors and obtain appropriate approvals within timelines.

6. Support colleagues by conducting literature & environmental reviews as required.

7. Work according to industry standards & requirements as well as within company SOPs.

Additional responsibilities:

1. Contribute to the continuing achievements and annual targets of pH.

2. Attend regular internal team meetings to facilitate a collaborative approach to all projects.

3. Maintain thorough working records of all project activities.


4. Support colleagues with any additional ad hoc activities as required.

Personal specification:

  • Experience of writing scientific documents within a healthcare research or Pharma organisation
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements and industry standards
  • IT literate – strong working knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint essential to be able to produce accurately formatted and creative (where appropriate) documents
  • Good basic clinical understanding and experience across a range of specialties
  • Knowledge of scientific publishing industry Science Graduate or relevant healthcare qualification
  • Car owner with full driving license


  • Strong communication and relationship building skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Adaptable with a positive, “can do” attitude
  • Well organised, ability to multitask and work to tight deadlines


Marlow is without a doubt one of the loveliest locations on the River Thames, set amongst the rich meadows of the river valley and alongside the woodlands of the Chiltern Hills. The vibrant Georgian market town is made up of historic streets and an abundance of boutique shops, restaurants, cafes and bistros all adding to the town’s unique charm, as well as being the host to OPEN Health’s headquarters.

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About pH Associates

pH Associates is a strategic real world data (RWD) consultancy that works collaboratively with industry, the NHS and academia to create projects that drive improvement in healthcare delivery.

Our expert team can help identify your RWD needs and pinpoint the ideal datasets and analyses for your project, driving continual improvement of clinical practice.

What we offer

pH Associates aims to attract the best people and retain our team of high calibre individuals. We believe in supporting every individual to develop their career through training, mentoring and regular appraisals, and offer opportunities to be involved in initiatives to drive and develop the company as we grow.

In addition, we offer a good range of benefits including a generous holiday allowance and company pension and private health schemes.


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